Tanya writes regularly on tech ethics, digital wellbeing, digital detox, Big Tech, screen-life balance, cybersafety, AI, persuasive tech, the attention economy and other topical issues related to the digital world.
The UK’s Royal Society recommend that online misinformation should be corrected, not deleted, much like the double-entry bookkeeping system.
Baby boomers share nearly 7 times as many ‘fake news’ pieces on Facebook as adults under 30. Why?
The Reith Lectures, delivered by Professor Stuart Russell before Christmas, painted a sobering picture of the challenges of living with AI.
Seven resolutions to lead a healthier digital life in 2022: improve your tech-life balance, improve your relationships and save the planet.
The top ten most-read articles on my website in 2021. The attention economy, Big tech, tech ethics, user privacy, parenting and smartphones, and more.
The Joint Committee reviewing the UK’s Draft Online Safety Bill has made key recommendations to make Big Tech abide by UK law.
If you’ve applied for a job recently you’ve almost certainly been hired or rejected by an algorithm – not a human being. Does it matter?
Follow my parenting and smartphones ‘3Ds’: Delay, Device, Discuss. Depending on the age of your child, there’s an approach that will work for you.
My tech predictions for 2022 cover AI, deep fake bank heists, metaverse land grabs, and the continuing techlash against Big Tech.